Can you solve a medical mystery?
During World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019, RIVM has set up an escape room in one of busiest shopping malls in the Netherlands.
Possible health risks due to exposure to chromium-6 at tROM project Tilburg
Research by RIVM shows that the participants in the so-called tROM project, their supervisors and other people involved may have been exposed to chromium-6.
Animal-free innovations in safety assessment of chemicals
How can the process of validation, acceptance and use of animal-free innovative approaches to assess the safety of chemicals be facilitated?
Bacteria slightly more often resistant to last resort antibiotics
Antimicrobial resistance is a global problem. In the Netherlands, some bacteria that can cause infections in people are more frequently resistant to antibiotics used as a last resort.
European Antibiotic Awareness Day: the fight against antibiotics resistance
Wednesday, 18 November is European Antibiotic Awareness Day. On this day, attention throughout Europe is requested for the responsible use of antibiotics in people and animals.
CAESAR annual report 2014
The World Health Organization (WHO) published its first CAESAR annual report 2014.
Interspecies website transferred from RIVM to Utrecht University
The Interspecies website which helps researchers to reduce and refine the use of laboratory animals is transferred to the 3Rs database Programme of the 3Rs-Centre Utrecht Life Sciences (ULS) of Utr
Antibiotic resistance is stable, however, more resistant bacteria are expected
Over recent years, antibiotic resistance to most agents has remained stable in the Netherlands, and the use of antibiotics has slightly decreased.